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Reds and Sids have cup semi-finals ahead

Bosham and Sidlesham are both through to the semi-finals of the SCFL Division 2 Cup.

Lewis Hamilton in action in Midhurst's win over Seaford / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Midhust glad they got Carter ... Blues leave it very late

There were fine SCFL division-one wins for Midhurst and Selsey - with the Stags grateful to hat-trick hero Kieran Carter and the Blues leaving it very late to secure three points.

Chi City Ladies celebrate their win at TNS which set up Sunday's Liverpool clash

Chichester City Ladies tell Liverpool: We’ll be ready for you

Chichester City Ladies welcome Liverpool Ladies to Oaklands Park in the FA Cup on Sunday insisting: We’re ready for you.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Chi City Ladies spread word on Liverpool tie

Chichester City Ladies host FA Woen's Super League division-one side Liverpool Ladies this Sunday in a fifth-round clash of the FA Cup.

Pagham went all out attack against the Mavericks / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham run riot in the rain and it’s Mavericks misery

In conditions even worse than others seen at recent games, Pagham slid, skidded and slithered to a well-deserved 7-0 win over Worthing United in the SCFL premier.

Chichester City - pictured at Northwich - got back to winning ways against east Preston / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Jones and Wild on song as Chi City return to winning ways

Scott Jones and Jimmy Wild both bagged doubles on a wet, cold and windy afternoon at Oaklands Park as Chichester City edged past East Preston 4-3 to get back to winning SCFL premier ways following two cup exits.

The old pavilion at the Rotherfield - on its way out

Out with the old, in with the new at Midhurst

It’s a good time to be a Midhurst & Easebourne supporter. 
Off the field, the club continue to press on with development of the new clubhouse. Plans have been drawn up and approved and the club are negotiating on terms with various developers to manage and carry out the work.


Pagham picture special ... five other SCFL teams win too

Pagham walloped Worthing Utd with a seven-goal show on a day when all six of our local SCFL sides won.

Selsey boss Steve Bailey / Picture by Chris Hatton

Selsey struggling... Dean knocked out... Lavant through

After last week’s defeat at leaders Little Common, Selsey returned to SCFL division-one action at the High Street Ground against struggling Oakwood expecting to get back to winning ways.

Lorenzo Dolcetti had another fine game for Chi at Haywards Heath / Picture by Tommy McMillan

More cup hopes fall by wayside for Chi City

Chichester slipped out of a second knockout competition in four days when they lost 2-1 despite going ahead at Haywards Heath in the Peter Bentley Cup.

Chi City Ladies celebrate at TNS / Picture by John Holden

Bring on the Reds! Chi City can’t wait to face Liverpool

Manager Matt Wright says Chichester City Ladies will be up for the challenge of taking on Liverpool in the next round of the Women’s FA Cup.

Pagham celebrate a goal against Horsham / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham power past Horsham to set up Sussex semi-final

Against a team from a higher league team and in the face of some questionable refereeing decisions, Pagham powered through to the Sussex Senior Cup semi-finals with a display of guts, commitment, pride and no little skill to beat Horsham 3-0.

Chichester City battle away at 1874 Northwich - but it ended in defeat / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rutherford: Chi City beaten by better team in FA Vase

Chichester City boss Miles Rutherford reflected on their FA Vase exit and said: I’ve got no complaints.

Lancing United's SCFL withdrawal moved a step closer last night

Sussex side move a step closer to Southern Combination League withdrawal

Lancing United Football Club’s withdrawal from the Southern Combination League moved a step closer last night.

Chi City Ladies celebrate their shootout win / Picture by John Holden

How Chi City Ladies earned their FA Cup clash with Liverpool

Jess Lewry slotted the winning penalty in a dramatic shootout at TNS to nail a famous win for Chichester City Ladies and take them through to the last 16 of the Women’s FA Cup for the first time – and a mouthwatering home tie against Liverpool.

Chi City Ladies celebrate a goal against Luton in an earlier round

Liverpool Ladies heading to Chichester in the FA Cup

Chichester City Ladies will host Liverpool Ladies in the last 16 of the Women’s FA Cup.

Jimmy Wild - one of City's star performers - on the ball against Northwich / Picture by Tommy McMillan

FA Vase heartbreak for Chichester City

A heart-breaking last-minute goal brought City’s historic FA Vase run to an end in the north west and sent 1874 Northwich into Monday’s draw for the quarter finals of this national competition
Chi City Ladies progress against Luton in the last round

TNS test is City ladies’ next FA Cup hurdle

Chichester City will be happy to put a lack of January action behind them when they travel to Shropshire on Sunday to play The New Saints in the fourth round of the Women’s FA Cup.

Sidlesham put Ferring under pressure at the Memorial Ground / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Six-hitting Sids too strong for new-look Ferring

Sidlesham welcomed Ferring team to the Memorial ground, facing a side full of new faces from the last time the teams met – and triumphed 6-2.

Miles Rutherford / Picture by Chris Hatton

Chichester City happy to be underdogs in FA Vase

Chichester City head off for the next step of their FA Vase adventure with boss Miles Rutherford insisting: I’m happy we’re the underdogs.

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